The Melbourne Rebels rugby team for 2023/2024

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Here is the list of players of the Rebels for the 2023/2024 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
South Africa Cabous ELOFF Prop 25 y/o 30/07/1998 1.93 m 125 kg 6 ft 4 in 19 st 9.58 lb; 275.58 lb PRO 2024
Australia Isaac AEDO KAILEA Prop - - - - - - PRO
Australia Matt GIBBON Prop 29 y/o 03/06/1995 1.85 m 118 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2025
Australia Sam TALAKAI Prop 32 y/o 04/09/1991 1.83 m 122 kg 6 ft 19 st; 268.96 lb PRO 2024
Tonga Taniela TUPOU Prop 28 y/o 10/05/1996 1.78 m 135 kg 5 ft 10 in 21 st 3.62 lb; 297.62 lb PRO 2025
Australia Alex MAFI Hooker 27 y/o 07/11/1996 1.77 m 107 kg 5 ft 10 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO 2024
Australia Ethan DOBBINS Hooker 24 y/o 03/05/2000 1.81 m 108 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2025
New Zealand Jordan UELESE Hooker 27 y/o 24/01/1997 1.89 m 115 kg 6 ft 2 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2025
Fiji Angelo SMITH Lock 23 y/o 27/07/2000 1.99 m 115 kg 6 ft 6 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2025 JOKER (8)
Australia Josh CANHAM Lock 23 y/o 01/02/2001 2.02 m 119 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO 2025
Australia Luke CALLAN Lock - - - - - - PRO
Samoa Lukhan SALAKAIA-LOTO Lock 27 y/o 19/09/1996 1.98 m 124 kg 6 ft 6 in 19 st 7.37 lb; 273.37 lb PRO 2025
New Zealand Tuaina Taii TUALIMA Lock 27 y/o 01/06/1997 1.93 m 100 kg 6 ft 4 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2024
Australia Brad WILKIN Back row 28 y/o 08/12/1995 1.89 m 104 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2024
Samoa Daniel MAIAVA Back row 21 y/o 26/05/2003 1.90 m 109 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2024
Australia Josh KEMENY Back row 25 y/o 29/11/1998 1.93 m 110 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2024
Fiji Maciu NABOLAKASI Back row - - - - - - PRO
Australia Rob LEOTA Back row 27 y/o 03/03/1997 1.90 m 110 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025
Tonga Vaiolini EKUASI Back row 22 y/o 11/10/2001 - 107 kg - 16 st; 235.89 lb PRO 2025
Australia Zac HOUGH Back row - - - - - - PRO
England Jack MAUNDER Scrum-half 27 y/o 05/04/1997 1.78 m 85 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO 2024
Australia James TUTTLE Scrum-half 28 y/o 13/05/1996 1.76 m 84 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Ryan LOUWRENS Scrum-half 33 y/o 12/03/1991 1.79 m 93 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO 2024
Australia Carter GORDON Fly-half 23 y/o 29/01/2001 1.87 m 93 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO 2024
Australia Mason GORDON Fly-half 21 y/o 09/03/2003 1.89 m 90 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO 2024
New Zealand David FELIUAI Centre 27 y/o 16/05/1997 1.85 m 95 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2025
Australia David VAIHU Centre 21 y/o 04/04/2003 1.82 m 91 kg 6 ft 14 st; 200.62 lb PRO 2024
Australia Divad PALU Centre 20 y/o 17/01/2004 - - - - PRO
Australia Lebron NAEA Centre 20 y/o 29/12/2003 - - - - PRO
Samoa Lukas RIPLEY Centre 22 y/o 15/04/2002 - - - - PRO
New Zealand Matt PROCTOR Centre 31 y/o 26/10/1992 1.83 m 94 kg 6 ft 14 st; 207.23 lb PRO 2025
Australia Nick JOOSTE Centre 26 y/o 07/07/1997 1.94 m 98 kg 6 ft 4 in 15 st 6.05 lb; 216.05 lb PRO
Australia Andrew KELLAWAY Winger 28 y/o 12/10/1995 1.83 m 94 kg 6 ft 14 st; 207.23 lb PRO 2024
Australia Darby LANCASTER Winger 21 y/o 23/04/2003 1.90 m 95 kg 6 ft 3 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2025
Fiji Filipo DAUGUNU Winger 29 y/o 04/03/1995 1.75 m 92 kg 5 ft 9 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb PRO 2025
Australia Glen VAIHU Winger 22 y/o 08/10/2001 1.83 m 91 kg 6 ft 14 st; 200.62 lb PRO 2024
Australia Joe PINCUS Winger 27 y/o 24/07/1996 1.88 m 95 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2025
Australia Lachie ANDERSON Winger 26 y/o 27/08/1997 1.88 m 93 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO 2025
Australia Jake STRACHAN Fullback 27 y/o 25/12/1996 1.82 m 86 kg 6 ft 13 st; 189.60 lb PRO 2024

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Melbourne Rebels squad but have not yet appeared on a game sheet this season. They are in a separate table for more readability.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
Australie Ottavio TUIPULOTU Hooker 20 y/o 07/03/2004 - - - - ACADEMY
Australie Joey FOWLER Fly-half 19 y/o 06/04/2005 1.76 m 74 kg 5 ft 9 in 11 st 9.14 lb; 163.14 lb ACADEMY

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
Samoa Pone FA'AMAUSILI Prop 27 PRO Gone to the Waratahs on loan

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Joey FOWLER - 19 years old
  • Oldest player : Ryan LOUWRENS - 33 years old
  • Average : 25 years old
  • Lightest player : Joey FOWLER - 74 kg
  • Heaviest player : Taniela TUPOU - 135 kg
  • Average weight : 103 kg